Another one bites the sewage

2 months ago I got the BEST pair of running shoes.

They were cute, they were comfortable, they were on sale

and I actually ran in them.

Unfortunately, these were the shoes I was wearing the night of the “poop” flood.

They were quickly (and sadly) tossed.

We put them on the list that we gave to the insurance adjuster,

and I started searching for a new pair.

NO DICE!!!


Only Ugly, uncomfortable, and overpriced styles left.
I TOTALLY won’t run in these!
and you know how much I LOVE running!
Any suggestions?
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11 thoughts on “Another one bites the sewage

  1. I LOVE my adidas. Of course, I got them back in 1999, so I don’t konw if they make that style anymore, but they are fabulous for running and working out. I don’t think they were too expensive either, because my mom was very anti-brand name when we were growing up.

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  2. i really love my asics gels…i used to only wear new balance (cause they have a broad base so you don’t roll your ankle…) but i think i’ve switched to asics.. plus they have a broad base so your toes can breathe! plus they stick to normal colors like white/silver/ blue… i hate a bizarely colored tennis shoe. who wants something with a brown base if it’s not a casual shoe?!

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  3. Oh NO! My neighbors just had this happen to them the other night. NOT good. Their lower level is living space with bedrooms & laundry & what not. . .so her 4 year old son now needs all new clothes. No fun. Nothing like the pungent odor of sewage to wake you up! Oh the joys.

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  4. The reason why you loved your previous shoes was because they were a good fit for your foot and gait.In our town, a big running town, we can go to running shops and they will analyze your gait, ask you a few questions and then find you a shoe that will make you feel like it was made for you. Of course it should never be about looks–although I’ve never been pointed to ugly running shoes.Once I found a pair i loved…i now just go online and buy the same model over and over. Granted every year they change it up ever so slighty…primarily just the look. so I can sometimes get a REALLY great deal on last year’s model…for much less! Sometimes I buy 2 and enjoy the free shipping deals. Kelly’s running warehouse has where i’ve found best price/shipping before. See if your fav model is available there???

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  5. I have no suggestions, but I can commiserate. I hate how they constantly change styles on athletic shoes, so you can never buy the same pair twice. That’s one of the reasons I finally gave up on all of them and switched to Converse Chuck Taylors.Rick has hard to fit feet, and he gets comfortable shoes by going to a running store where they really take the time to fit him.

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